OMIA:001607-35019 : Skin colour in Thamnophis sirtalis (Garter snake)

In other species: goldfish , rainbow trout , guppy , Nile tilapia , gilthead seabream , Mallard , Guadeloupean anole , ball python , Midas cichlid , blacktip shark , common wall lizard , Italian wall lizard , Sand lizard , common chameleon , flapneck chameleon , mimic poison frog , Asian bonytongue , Siamese fighting fish , leopard coralgrouper , White's rock-skink , , starry flounder , delicate skink , red-top cobalt mbuna , Sagus Kul lizard , Oujiang color common carp , poison dart frogs , Blue Regal "Mbenji" Peacock

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: no

Mode of inheritance: Multifactorial

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: no

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2021). OMIA:001607-35019: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2011 Westphal, M.F., Massie, J.L., Bronkema, J.M., Smith, B.E., Morgan, T.J. :
Heritable Variation in Garter Snake Color Patterns in Postglacial Populations PLoS ONE 6:e24199. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0024199, 2011.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 17 Sep 2011
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 26 May 2021